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campaigned for the education rights of girls is undergoing medical treatment after being shot. malalai yusufzai was on her way home from school in an area of northwest pakistan when an unidentified man stopped the vehicle is traveling in. one man reportedly ast malalai yusufzai by name, then shot her in the head and neck. another girl was shot in the hand. malalai yusufzai again international prominence after blogging for the bbc about life under the taliban. those are some of the headlines. this is "democracy now!," democracynow.org, the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. we're on the road in durango, colorado on our 100-city tour. first return to venezuela or president hugo chÁvez has won his fourth presidential election, defeating challenger henrique capriles in a race widely seen as chÁvez's strongest challenge since his first victory in 1998. chÁvez 154% of the vote, with henrique capriles gaining just under 45%. tens of thousands celebrated in the streets of the capital caracas after the results were announced. chÁvez held a replica of the sword of independence hero simon
, "hidden dangers" in your home that kids can get into, and trying to be proactive in terms of educating yourself and them about those dangers. and they exist in some of the most unlikely places. i mean, kids do things that we would never imagine that they would venture into, simply because of their curiosity. other health hazards may be less obvious, as a number of famils in this chicago nehborod ned, when an enterprising pest control service started using a chemical designed for agricultural use to destroy their household pests. lton clark methylonsrgano-phatpestide. it has been in use as an agricultural product for probably four decades, and it's a chemical that has significant toxicity and also short life in the environment, which has made it a chemical of choice in agricultural use. the trouble was, mr. brown, the unlicensed pest exterminator, did not use methyl parathion for agricultural purposes, as instructed. he used it inside people's homes. the roaches was real, real bad in my house. real bad. so he came and sprayed. when he sprayed, they stayed gone about a year. there's no w
-old activist for girls' education who was left seriously wounded in a targeted shooting. malalai yusufuzai was on her way home from school in an area of northwest pakistan when militants stopped the vehicle is traveling in. one man reportedly asked for her by name, and then shot her in the head and neck. the pakistani taliban has since claimed responsibility for the attack, saying it targeted her speaking out against them as well as against "islam and sharia." malalai yusufuzai has been celebrated worldwide for opposing the taliban's efforts to stop girls from attending school. on wednesday, hundreds of people gathered in several pakistani cities to condemn the attack. >> there is nothing more cowardly than for grown men to be attacking a small little girl of 14 years old. i condemn it and the strongest possible way, and i think there could be nothing more cowardly. >> malalai yusufuzai is said to be in stable condition after undergoing surgery to remove a bullet from her skull. the pakistani government has offered a bounty of over $100,000 for the capture of those who shot her. in russia,
fire on a group of mostly indigenous guatemalans who blockaded a highway to protest education policy, constitutional amendments, and a massive rise in utility costs. according to the attorney general's office, it is the first time members of the military have been prosecuted for abuses committed during a protest since the end of the guatemalan dirty war in 1996. activists in puerto rico are celebrating a key victory after controversial gas pipeline dubbed the death route by its critics has been halted. a permit application for the 92- mile pipeline submitted to the u.s. army corps of engineers was reportedly withdrawn thursday. upon it said the pipeline would have devastated the environment and residents a risk of deadly explosions freed last year, activists and biology professor appeared on democracy now to talk about the project. >> the concern from the community point of view is the ecological damage and the risk the pipeline will pose to over 200,000 people, and is also about the economy, reducing cost of energy we [indiscernible] all of the infrastructure of potential benefits.
taking part in a road blockade to oppose living costs and educational policies when government forces opened fire. another 24 -- 34 people were wounded. thousands of workers staged a one-day strike on friday at the foxconn factory in china known for poorly treating workers who help make apple products such as the iphone. the group china labor watch says up to 4000 foxconn workers walked off the job in protest of new employee demands including working through a holiday that began last week. foxconn initially denied that a strike was taking place, but later said the dispute had been resolved. workers at a walmart supply warehouse in elwood, illinois are returning to work after a three-week strike. the workers walked off the job last month amidst allegations of sexual harassment, dangerous working conditions, unpaid wages, and retaliation against organizers. managers reportedly fired several leaders and threatened others after they delivered a petition. the workers say they have won pledges to end work is retaliation and will be given their full wages for the time they were on strike. th
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